New Age religion Eckankar makes its home in Chanhassen

New Age religion Eckankar makes its home in Chanhassen

The religion's tenets — soul travel, reincarnation and the significance of dreams — might seem odd or otherworldly. But the campus has quietly become part of Chanhassen's fabric.
West Metro
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Teen speeding in I-94 construction zone is critically hurt in fiery crash

The crash occurred in Maple Grove early Saturday evening.
Prince
June 25
Prince in 2015.

Attorneys who Prince avoided in life now oversee his estate

He had no will, so attorneys — a profession the star distrusted — are in charge.
West Metro
June 25

Want a beer with your book? That will be an option at Barnes & Noble

The expanded food and beverage service will open late 2017. The Calhoun Village location will close.
West Metro
June 24

West metro police blotter, June 26

CHASKA JUNE 2 Theft. A man stole a donations jar for Minnesota military families from SuperAmerica, Hwy. 8 and Hundertmark Road. The suspect fled in…
West Metro
June 24

West metro briefs: Brooklyn Park again takes annual Step To It contest

For the second year in a row, Brooklyn Park won Hennepin County’s annual Step To It Challenge, a four-week step competition in May designed to…
West Metro
June 24

Minnesota steps up drunken-boating patrols ahead of July 4th

Extra enforcement is planned as July 4th weekend approaches.
Variety
June 24

Like your car? Then you'll like development happening around Southdale

Southdale is one example of evolving suburban design that accommodates cars, rather than trying to banish them.
West Metro
June 23

Hot Property: Park Nicollet at the Grove in Maple Grove

Address: Southwest corner, Maple Grove Parkway & Grove Circle N., Maple Grove Type: Medical office Size: 25,664 square feet Developer & architect: Ryan Cos. Details:…
West Metro
June 23

Packaging firm, buoyed by legal cannabis industry, buys a building in Minnetonka

Demand for its moisture packs grows along with legal marijuana business.
West Metro
June 23

West metro crash claims life of woman, 73, who had police in pursuit

The driver hit a guardrail, prompting a police chase.
Prince
June 22

Prince estate hearing will be public, judge rules

Reporters will be allowed to cover the hearing, but no audio or visual recording or sketch artists will be allowed.
Blogs
June 22
FILE - In this May 31, 2013, file photo, an H&M store is shown in New...

H&M coming to Maple Grove

Fast-fashion retailer H&M is opening a store at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes next year
Blogs
June 22

Excelsior Group sells Plymouth office center for $23 million

The Plymouth deal is one of several Twin Cities purchases Felton Properties has made.
Prince
June 22

Photos: Massive Prince mural takes shape in Chanhassen

New Zealand mural artist Graham Hoete started painting a mural of Prince on the side of the Chanhassen Cinema on Saturday with its official unveiling on Wednesday.
South Metro
June 21

Charges: Assault by drunken driver left Edina cop with stitches in head, black eye

The 25-year-old Lakeville man remains jailed on felony and other charges.
West Metro
June 21

In Chanhassen, a purple mural for the Purple One

To honor the Purple One, a New Zealand artist is painting a 40-foot mural of Prince on the west wall of the Chanhassen Cinema, not…
West Metro
June 21

Excelsior says no to four-story senior building, citing size and scale

Developer will revise proposal for city's first four-story building.
West Metro
June 21

Suspected drunk driver slips cuffs, attacks Edina officer, briefly flees

A suspected drunken driver shed his handcuffs while in the back of an Edina squad car and attacked a police officer along a dark highway,…
West Metro
June 21
Peter Briggs, right, faces deportation to Germany. His father died in 1972 without securing citizenship for his two oldest sons.

Monticello man on verge of deportation after 55 years in U.S.

Now on the verge of 60, Peter Briggs may be sent to Germany, the country of his birth. He's been in the Sherburne county jail since February.
West Metro
June 21

Bloomington police Running Man Challenge video goes viral

Bloomington is the latest local agency to post videos as part of the Running Man Challenge.